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Data Center Glossary

Data Center Glossary Terms Welcome to the 42U data center glossary terms page. Below is a compilation of the TAGs used in data centers when referring to infrastructure technologies and energy efficiency. Rather than create three separate pages for terms, acronyms and glossary items we have chosen the more efficient approach of combining them into

Lights Out Data Center

Lights Out Data Center …going “Lights Out” improves more than your data center energy costs It is apparent to most that having your data center go “Lights Out” is another way to improve your data center’s energy efficiency and thus reduce your organization’s data center operating costs. What is less apparent is just how significant

Consider These 10 Areas of Data Center Improvement

10 Areas of Improvement

Aligning business goals with IT strategies requires an intrepid mind to enter the dark abyss of cables, devices, and firmware updates. This road map to a deep dive into the nuts and bolts may help keep you on track when optimizing critical areas of your living IT system. Follow us through these ten pivots across

Aten UC9020 Streamlive™ HD – 42U Product Spotlight

Simplify your live streaming The Aten UC9020 Streamlive™ HD is an all in one A/V mixer solution for those wanting to stream directly to their live audience. The StreamLIVE™ HD is a lightweight, portable streaming solution. Offering multi-channel audio/video mixing that integrates 1080p video capture, video source switching, stream broadcasting, video conversion, video splitting, and

An Internet Timeline

A quick look back at the history of the internet and DirectNet. Included Links: * 1996 – First Viral Video ** 2005 – First Cat Video References: The Communications Decency Act  by Robert Cannon History of the Web by  Sir Tim Berners-Lee  Dotcom Bubble by Adam Hayes From Arpanet To World Wide Web: An Internet

A Quick Overview of the Importance of Blanking Panels

Blanking Panels Selection

Information Technology (IT) has an ever-increasing demand for data, space, monitoring, and power consumption.  A great deal of current data center power consumption is dedicated to cooling the components so they can keep working at maximum capacity.  That consumption will only continue to rise in the coming years. 1 One of the best ways to assist

KVMSO Named Supplier Performance Award Winner

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On April 29th, 2019, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) presented 71 suppliers with the company’s annual Supplier Performance Awards. This award recognized the top 6%, of the nearly 1,200 eligible suppliers, from GA-ASI’s supply chain for outstanding quality and delivery performance. DirectNET company, KVM Switches Online, was recognized at the Silver Level for Exceptional

Legrand Acquires Server Technology

Servertech HDOT Closeup

Legrand of North and Central America (LNCA), the largest division of Legrand – headquartered in Limoges, France, has acquired Server Technology. Combined with the acquisition of Raritan in 2015, another leading manufacturer of data center power, LNCA becomes one of the leading providers of data center power and control solutions. “The acquisition of Server Technology